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News : Archive 2021-09
There's a new event coming up in October, hosted by Dawne McFarlane!
Down to Earth: Stories and Music about the Spirit of Land and Ancestors
Saturday October 9, 2021, 4pm Toronto EDT
Join our virtual gathering here: pay what you can
Louise Profeit-LeBlanc, Nacho Nyak Dän Nation
Stephen Kakfwi, Dene Nation
David Francis, Scotland
Mairi Campbell, Scotland
Dawne McFarlane- host
Introducing a new storytelling club from ‘Lonely No More,’ a program for rural and isolated seniors in Ontario’s Huron, Perth, Grey-Bruce, and Lambton Counties.
The Lonely No More Program is excited to announce the launch of their new monthly Storytelling Club. This Club is open to all community members interested in listening, learning and trying the art of storytelling.
Learn about the OAC’s Artist-Presenter Collaboration Projects on Sept 28 (French) and Sept 29 (English). Découvrez les projets de collaboration artiste-présentateur du CAO le 28 septembre (en français) et le 29 septembre (en anglais): http://communications.arts.on.ca/T/OFSYS/SM3/262/2/S/F/3447/32098/yJLSfA5X.html
Learn about the Canada Council’s new Digital Generator and Digital Greenhouse funds. Renseignez-vous sur le nouveau Fonds Pulsion numérique et de Pépinière numérique du Conseil des Arts du Canada: https://mailchi.mp/0d484503e7f4/calling-all-canadian-arts-managers-appel-tous-les-gestionnaires-des-arts-au-canada-1044187?e=5248cfa58e.
The Federation of Asian Storytellers would like to invite all members of Storytellers of Canada to attend the inaugural FEAST FEST, an online celebration of Asian stories featuring 168 storytellers, dancers and musicians from 27 countries in Asia and around the world; with three hours of storytelling every single day from 15- 31st October. FEAST is offering SC-CC members a discount on festival registration, but only until September 30th!
A message on behalf of Alishia Dongjoo Bang. An invitation to Festival Directors who might like to take part in a forum on “The Critical Roles of Storytelling Festivals”. This should be an interesting forum. If you are a festival director and are interested, contact Alicia: Alicia Dongjoo Bang <email@example.com>
The Shoe Project launches Afghan Fund
The Shoe Project announces the creation of IN THEIR SHOES, its fund to support and empower Afghan women on their arrival in Canada. Professional women’s livelihoods, families and lives are in danger under Taliban rule. The fund will allow The Shoe Project to offer trauma counselling, one-on-one peer mentoring, and ESL preparation, in addition to its well-recognized writing workshops and performances.
How to DonateDonate on Canadahelps: https://www.canadahelps.org/
Or mail cheques to (Please specify “Afghan Fund.”):
218 Poplar Plains Road
Toronto, ON M4V 2N6